Ask The Expert: Community Conversations On Race

Community Conversations on Race – Angie Dillon Shore, First 5 Sonoma County


Host Michelle Marques talks with Angie Dillon Shore, Executive Director at First 5 Sonoma County. Angie talks about efforts at First 5 to uplift and support BIPOC families, who were impacted much more profoundly by the pandemic,

Community Conversations on Race – Rocio Monter


Host Michelle Marques talks with Rocio Monter, Community Based Services Manager at Community Action Partnership Sonoma County. Rocio shares her experiences growing up in Sonoma County, after arriving with her family from Mexico when she was 5

Community Conversations on Race – Sylvia Lemus


Host Michelle Marques talks with Sylvia Lemus, community leader and partner in Lemus Family Wines. Sylvia talks about her family roots in Sonoma County, and a project she embarked on with her cousins to create a wine

Community Conversations on Race – Kayatta


Host Michelle Marques talks with Kayatta Patton, a rapper, poet, producer and educator, about her experience living in Sonoma County as a Black queer woman. Kayatta talks about her love for the Russian River and the peace

Community Conversations on Race – Rohnert Park Mayor Jackie Elward


Host Michelle Marques talks with Rohnert Park Mayor Jackie Elward. Mayor Elward talks about coming to Sonoma County from the Democratic Republic of Congo to raise a family with her husband, and being inspired by world events